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to an animal welfare group in nepal. cnn was provided with the invoice. it shows an itemized list of drugs that the charity values at $816,000, a huge gift in kind. but when the gift arrived in nep nepal, the charity receiving the drugs valued them for customs purposes at a mere $2,500. tidwell arpged the shipment. how can it be $816,000 here and $2,500 there? >> the value that's placed on something according to law is placed according to the exit market. it would be what you would have to pay for it i the place that it's exiting. and the -- the fact that they might be able to purchase similar medicines made in the backroom in nepal for a far lower price doesn't change the value of the medicines that are u.s. produced. >> but 816,000 versus 2,500? that seems crazy. >> that's outrageous. >> reporter: that didn't sound right so we cross-checked the bill of laiding against the international drug pricing guide, which values drugs for nonprofit donation. according to our calculation, the charity in nepal had it just about right. $2,600, each pill worth less than 2 cents. >> how can i explain th
initially wanted to run to nepal, and i put my foot down about that one. this one doesn't seem so bad. >> with a challenge this big, there are likely to be some difficulties along the way. >> there is running, and there is the logistics getting all the flights coordinated. i am sure the muscles will be aching. i won't get that much sleep. i will be jet-lagged. >> but he already knows how he will celebrate if he succeeds. a wee drum of whiskey followed by a long sleep. "bbc news." >> totally crazy. there is no way i would be able to do that. that brings today's program to a close. you can get updates on that story and on any others on our website at any time. if you would like to reach me and the bbc team, you can find us on twitter. thank you for watching. do tune in tomorrow. >> make sense of international news at bbc become -- "bbc news" news. >> funding of this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers use their expertise in global finance to
, invited by save the children to go -- this was for the first beijing women's conference to go to nepal and to go speak at the beijing women's conference. i then took my middle son who was 21 at the time. we did all of that. and it awakened me in a way i had not been awakened before about how women are treated all over the world. and the struggle of women. slowly but surely realizing that if women did not come to the table in a real way, statistics are staggering, that the world would always be in turmoil. that if women were allowed a place at the proverbial table, that the environment was better, that their villages and communities were stronger economically, that their children were healthy, that there was literally no down side. everything changed and made a more stable community. and you realize when women are subjugated and treated as fodder of war, and in this country when they are not allowed to be paid equally, there is a real problem in that. and until we can fight and scream and kick and demand a change. and women not be slaughtered. that there were 100 million women missing o
hats for children in nepal and scarves for children in afghanistan. in the bay area, the women have knit hundreds of thousands of scarves for babies, senior citizens, the homeless. >> there's always another way to help, another idea. and i love it. >> reporter: but there is such a thing as having too much fun. >> i can almost bring the simplest thing to do here, because if i don't, it's like i dropped the stitch. >> reporter: in the end, they stitch with love. one knit, one pearl at a time. >>> right back to the breaking news in pinole. an effort underway to rescue a man stuck in a storm drain behind the best buy on fitzgerald drive. any idea on how this guy ended up stuck in the drain? >> firefighters are still trying to figure that out. they've made contact with this man who is actually wedged inside a drainage pipe that's just about 14 inches around. he's stuck in there. firefighters have reached down to try and pull him out unsuccessfully. i finished talking to battalion chief right now and he told me they made progress trying to excavate the pipe. they're digging around it to t
touched people all over the world. they made hats for children in nepal and scarves for kids in afghanistan. in the bay area the women have knit hundreds of hats and scarves for premature babies. veterans the homeless and senior citizens. >> there's always another project a way to help and another idea and i love it. >> but there is such a thing as having too much fun. >> i can only bring the simplest thing to do here. because if i drop a stitch. >> in the end they stitch with love. one knit one pearl at a time. >>> meteorologists paul. maybe you're getting up early for a jog. to burn off holiday calories. kind of chilly. redwood city waking up to 48. weekend forecast and when rain is going to come back big time. that's all coming up next. oh, you have a keurig vue brewer? oh, it's great! now i can brew my coffee just the way i love it. how do you do that? well, inside the brewer, there's this train that's powerful enough to carry more coffee and fresh water to make coffee that's stronger and bigger... and even hotter! actually, i just press this button. brew the coffee you l
. >> reporter: they have touched people all over the world, they made hats for children in nepal and scarves for kids in afghanistan. in the bay area, they have knit hundreds of hats and scarf for babies, the homeless and veterans and senior citizens. >> there's always another project and another way to help and another idea. and i love it. >> reporter: but there is such a thing as having too much fun. >> i can only knit the most simple thing here. >> reporter: they knit with love and time one stitch at a time. >>> this is the annual downtown holiday celebration. it kicks off with a parade, shopping, santa and sledding. sledding will continue this morning t starts at 9:00 a.m. but the weather that we'll be seeing, pretty high temperatures around the area. some of the snow could melt quickly. i know they have a good handle on it. >> if they don't, they'll be waterskiing. a little sunshine is a nice change. we have some rain on the way for the bay area mid-week. but first we have cool temperatures to contend with. beautiful sunrise. saturn was in the southwestern sky gleaming. concord 39, oakw
and this is "early today," just your first stop of the day, today on your nbc station. >>> in nepal one hiker's trash is another's artwork. artists have been creating an exhibit using around 1.5 tons of trash that's collected from the slopes of mt. everest. that's a good idea. hikers are required to remove garbage that they produce in their treks up the mountain, but junk is often left behind. they create artworks with it. >> oh, i got it. >> it's made from tents, gas cans and other trash. the pieces are being sold to benefit preservation groups. >>> well, one race might just be the coolest on earth. 46 runners from around the globe traded their snowshoes for running shoes in the eighth annual antarctic ice marathon. runners were covered from head to toe of course to protect their skin from the single digit temperatures. both male and female first place finishers were also the respective winners at the north pole marathon in april. they have that advantage. >> i signed up for the maui one. >> i know. the hawaii one we're waiting on hearing, aren't we? >>> well, in china, how far can you go in 15 seco
to climate change. >> a student from nepal said eroding mountains in his country are a sign the climate is changing. the participants expressed hope that comp 18 will come up with effective measures to deal with the problem. >>> the amazon rain forest has long acted as a sponge for greenhouse gases. scientists warn deforestation is jeopardizing that process. that's prompted better conservation efforts and it seems those efforts are paying off. brazilian officials say deforestation in the amazon has slowed to its lowest rate since 1988, when they first started keeping records. new satellite images show about 4,600 square kilometers of forest disappeared during the year through july. that marks a fourth consecutive annual slow-down. the amazon's tropical rain forest helps curb global warming by absorbing huge amounts of carbon dioxide. the brazilian government has been trying to protect it by cracking down on illegal logging and slash and burn agricultural development. >>> japanese police and prosecutors are building their case against a woman they say was the mastermind behind a kidnappi
in their driveway tear rising this neighborhood. homeland security secretary janet nepal tano plans ton touring this area. residents and town leaders say aid has still to come to staten island. >> i have nowhere to go. i don't have no clothes. the clothes i have on they gave to me at the evacuation center. >> four-days after sandy slammed staten island trash piling up mattresses and couches line the streets. the borough president says hundreds of people are still in shelters. when those are no longer operating many won't have any where to go because theirwere o. >>> i went to a shelter monday night after the storm. people were coming in with no socks. no shoes. there was desperate need. their houses were destroyed. they were crying. where was the red cross? >> well, one tragic story that is giving heavy hearts to people across the nation. two young boys 2-year-old brandon and connor moore were found dead in a marsh 100 feet from each other after being sucked into the relentless flood waters as brenda moore tried to escape her sufficient during the height of the storm. those boys were among the
nepal where innocent children can be forced to live in prison with their incarcerated parents. a woman has made it her life mission to make sure that no child grows up behind bars. >> nepal, girls are arrested by the police and the children don't have local guardian. some dhirn go to prison with the parents. the first time i visited the jail, i was sorting my social work. i saw a small girl who grabbed me and she gave me a smile. it was really hard for me to forget that. my name is pushpa and my mission is to make sure no child grows up behind prison walls. in 2005 i started a daycare where the children can come out of the jail in morning and go back to the jail in the afternoon. we have children who are from 2 to 4. they have coloring, reading, starting five days a week. we started with foot in 2007. currently we have 40 children living here. mostly 6 years old. i don't get a day off. i never get tired. the children all come me nanny. it's a big family. with lots and lots of love. when i started this organization, i was 21 years old. people thought i was crazy. but this is what i want
nepal tano. should we worry? >> you should worry. i would worried with either of them appointing a supreme justice but i worry far more with president obama replacing retiring justices. let's say custtis ginsburg who is not well who is a serious liberal who is up there in years -- >> we have four justices in their 70s ginsburg and briar 79 and 74 both liberal judges. >> the justice will sit there another 10 years if nature permits it. if president obama replaces ginsburg it will be a person with like mind but they are 40 years his junior. it is a unwell senior citizen for a young aggressive coalition building youngster. that is what you are going to get. you will get someone like justice sotomayor or keg began who plans to sit there another 30 or 40 years. >> 30 years is the norm now. when it was created most were past the average age of death. >> as you know they serve for life. they have taken their terms so far as they can control this during the presidency of a party that pinted them. to the extent this is a free choice they will accept to do that. you can sound lie expect th
destruction. getting a first-hand look is home land janet nepal tano visiting hard hit staten island. fema approves more than $411 million in housing and other aid for storm victims. but many people think they are getting the run around. lots of red tape and they want actions not words. this woman fed up blasting the long island authority in new york for failing to come through. >> this night i literally stayed on my steps until i had to go to sleep because it was warmer outside. this is not acceptable. i had gotten all of the papers they asked for deeming me that i can have my power back. they were supposed to come on friday to have the papers in their hands. they never showed up. it is sunday and it is still not here. i want my power back so does the neighbors and the town. >> they say they are restoring power of the 8 and a half million people who lost it in the storm. they are repairing damage as fast as you can but patience is running thin tofor many of them. anna, the president promised no red tape. we are hearing it is in droves out there the red tape. >> absolutely. they are certai
't want to hear from him again. the biggest gift he could give the republican party is to go to nepal as a missionary, disguised. what advice i would give them is advice mike tyson once said. everybody has a plan to get hit in the mouth. you got hit in the mouth, and what the gentleman just said about the middle class is certainly very instrumental to any political party, but they come across as not much caring for people. if you give people a message, they'll receive it. i think they'll go through a catharsis, they'll try to change. but if they run again, they have to go to north carolina primaries, and those people are not interested in change, in broadening the base, if you will. it's going to take a skillful person. we had to do it in 1992. democrats lost five out of six elections, and in the clinton campaign, we were able to say, look, we're not the old democratic party, we're a new style of democrat. and i think the republicans will have to go through that kind of a re-evaluation of their political party. they've got some trouble, but they'll be able to fix it, i think. parties
. >>> in nepal when children are arrested by police and they don't have a local guardian, some children go to prison with the parents. the first time i visited the jail, i was studying my bachelor's in social work. i saw a small girl who just grabbed my shawl and gave me a smile. it was really hard for me to forget that. my name is pushpa basnet and my job is to make sure no children belongs behind bars. i started a day care. they can go there in this morning and go back to the jail in the afternoon. we have children from 2 to 4. they have coring, reading, studying, five days a week. we started in 2007. currently we have them mostly above 6 years old. i don't get a day off, but i never get tired. the children all call me mamu. it's a big family with lots and lots of love. when i started this, organization, i was 21 years old. people thought i was crazy but this is what i want to do with my life. i'm giving them what a normal child should have. i want to fulfill all their dreams. [ female announcer ] a classic meatloaf recipe from stouffer's starts with ground beef, unions, and peppers bake
are these people doing up here? >> "high ground" is a film that follows 11 wounded veterans as they go to nepal and climb a 20,000 foot peak, and the mountain becomes a backdrop for telling their stories. what they've been through, not only in their personal lives, but going to war and then coming home. >> people still don't get it that not all pain is physical. and some of us don't want to remember our self. we don't want to remember our memories. i want them gone. >> coming home from war is not easy. there are just so many different things that happen. there is alienation, misunderstanding, just generally dealing with our world just can just be really tough. >> it's really hard to like, reestablish yourself in society because it's just so different. it's like so boring. ♪ >> and experience like this, to climb a mountain, is a powerful healing experience because it's a mission. you're together with a team. you have an objective. it's difficult. you overcome challenges. you create incredible bonds during that process. when i woke up and looked out the window, the first words out of my mouth t
, not in homes, but in prisons with their parents. that's a reality for more than 140 children in nepal. a top ten cnn hero works to save them from a life behind bars. she's going to join me next. s w. s w. but your erectile dysfunction that could be a question of blood flow. cialis for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in excess with cialis. side effects may include headache, upset stomach, delayed backache or muscle ache. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. if you have any sudden decrease or loss in hearing or vision, or if you have any allergic reactions such as rash
, people wait in line for turkey as they prepare for thanksgiving. and in nepal, look at this, police dogs are decorated with paint and garlands for a hindu festival. hot shots, pictures coming in from around the world. >>> president obama's inauguration is still a couple months away, but with all the talk of scandal dominating washington right now, it's starting to feel like his second term has already begun. here's cnn's john berman. >> so, wolf, it took like 76 hours r the president's re-election to get subsumed in the whole petraeus/broadwell/alan/kelley mess. it may be the perfect introduction to the realities of re-election. it really is enough to give you second thoughts about that second term. >> reporter: president obama, you were just elected to a second term. what are you going to do next? go to disney world? doubtful. embark on immigration reform? possible. avoid the fiscal cliff? maybe. but if history has taught us anything, perhaps the first thing he should do is lawyer up. we're not suggesting the president is in any kind of legal jeopardy, it's just that second terms have b
and nepal. it's in this context that we are honored to host such a distinguished panelists for a conversation of great national and global importance. i want to thank our panelists for joining us this afternoon. i'd like to offer my gratitude again to all of you for being here. it's now my honor to introduce dr. abraham kim, the interim president of the korea economic institute and our cohost this afternoon. a leading analyst, researcher and advisor, dr. kim has served as research manager of government services, principled real -- korea analyst at the global consulting firm, eurasia group. at eurasia, dr. kim managed a group of analysts and u.s. government research projects covering issues such as international trade, political stability and emerging markets, and the global financial market. he is also worked to develop new systems to integrate social media and data visualization tools with social science, analysis. his writing has appeared in the asian "wall street journal," foreign policy, he's been interviewed by major news organizations around our world. it's my pleasur
rendered the assumption of a specifically higher mental endowment of the white race in probable. nepal the generous as some sometimes got the american school because of its popularity in the united states. especially among the slavery. many americans use the bible with fidelity to underwrite their racial beliefs in an even more outlandish manner than the 17th and 18th century predecessors had done. some religious paula genesis believed african-americans are not of lineage but descended from animals that he took aboard the arc. others believe they were the progeny of the devil or descendants of a sub human race that god had fashioned prior to his creation. a book entitled the negro, the beast published at the turn of the 20th century by the american book and the bible house and biological fantasy. she informs his readers that he was really a black man using the word man rather loosely and involved as adam and eve were white people created in god's own image. beliefs like these fuel the continued violence directed at african americans serving the century or so following the civil war. th
. everest in nepal, cameras in iceland, greenland, canada, and alaska, and some other sites in france and switzerland and bolivia, where we work as well. we're up to nearly a million pictures right now and we have a gigantic archive of how the world has been changing as a consequence of climate change melting the glaciers. >> did you set out with this project knowing or expecting that you were going to see a pretty progressive retreating of glacial activity? >> what we have seen has been a complete shock. i really never expected to see this magnitude of change, this pace of change. it really is astounding. and every time we open the backs of the cameras, it's like, whoa, are you kidding me? this is what just happened? it's really quite extraordinary. >> this is the camera, and that's an interesting sight. this is the memory of the landscape. that landscape is gone. it may never be seen again in the history of civilization, and it's stored here. >> if the advancing and retreating happens all of the time, what makes what you witness here so different or so shocking? >> the advance in re
, 2011. gregg: homeland security secretary janet nepal lee an janet in a janet napolitano visiting the disaster scene. she says while housing is a top priority there are other issues to address. >> whatever there is a tragedy like this we always go backwards and say what could have done differently or better. local authorities gave reaction waeugreee wack sraeugs evacuation orders. we asked people to abide by them. if they can't or won't abide by that, that is a question we have to address. gregg: she says about 16,000 federal employees are on the job in new york and new jersey. the agency has approved about $30 million in aid for staten island alone. martha: the head of the red cross is pushing back at critics of their response to super storm sandy, she says i think we are near flawless so far in this operation. i know there are people who have absolutely lost everything, that are cold, that are frightened, that are saying where is the american immediate cross and totally supportive of that, i understand their cry for help but we are out there. according to gail mcgovern. could th
a gift to the republican party, he'd spend the next four years in the mormon missionary in nepal. man's just got to shut up. but that's his business. look, we lost five out of six elections and then governor clinton decided for a change. mike tyson said everybody got a plan. they got hit in the mouth. their plan is end immigration, anti-gay stuff that's all going out the window if they've got any sense. we're going to see if somebody can bring them along that and they have to win the iowa caucuses or do well in them and take that message to south carolina. remember, their base is still sort of agitated out there. somebody's going to have to deal with that. the truth of the matter is they got hit in the mouth and going to have a new plan. >> what about that, ari? do you think it's time for a new republican, new republican orientation? >> no. but i do think there are some changes that have been to be made. first of all, the biggest factor in politics now is people's ideology. america remains right of center country. americans said they were 35% conservative, 25% liberal. we remain a cen
% that is their radical deduction nepal >> when you take a cold, hard look at the resources that can be raised -- deduction? >> when you take a cold, hard look of the resources it can be raised that way, you will find yourself disappointed. remember, we're looking for 1% of gdp. not enormous, but still consequential. it will mean nothing unless you raise taxes meaningfully on middle-class americans. but even if you think it is could, -- to get a deal that will involve some tough things on all aspects of government on which you spend by saying that instead of a modest tax increase, we will have a much broader tax increase. is that simpler? remember, in any fiscal responsible restoring framework, you will be asking for sacrifices from the wealthiest of americans. everything on the spending side affects people much more broadly. the president is proposing an agreement that has a ratio of $2.50 and we got significantly into millions of lives. that is why we think this recognition, the shape of balance is going to have to involve rates and reforms. >> feels like i am watching the same play, the sam
medical experiences for our fourth-year medical students in china, the philippines, and nepal. it is in this context that we are honored to post such distinguished panelists for conversation of great national and global importance. i want to thank our panelists for turning us this afternoon, and i would like to offer my gratitude again to all of you for being here. it is now my honor to to-do's dr. abraham kim -- to introduce dr. abraham kim. served as research manager of government services and principal korean analyst at the global political risk consulting firm eurasia group. managed a group of analysts and research programs covering issues such as international trade, political stability, and emerging markets in the global financial crisis. he has worked to develop new systems and data visualization tools with social science analysis. his writing has appeared in "the wall street journal." it is my pleasure to welcome to the state chair dr. kim. [applause] >> take you for your kind introduction. but the korean economic institute is honored to be a co- sponsor of this panel
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